Straight from the banks of the Demerara River in Guyana comes this marvelous 12-year-old rum. Although it has no added sugar (are you listening, El Dorado?), it's sweet like sherry, fragrant like port, smooth as warm honey and positively gentle on the tongue. A mild bit of funk suggests oak and liquorice at the finish. I usually prefer to drink rum neat but can imagine this stuff brightening up your favorite rum cocktails as well. Every person should be issued a bottle of this rum when they move into the neighborhood.